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Feb 26, 2013 12:00am EST
was new york city. they began the first of their two terms. setting an important precedent for all their successors in the white house. welcome to the brand-new series. for the next year, we will spend time on personal biographies of each of the women who served at -- who served in the role in the white house. our first installment, market -- martha washington. for the next 90 minutes, we will try to serve up the essential martha washington with two people who have come to know or well. presidential historian william smith and patricia brady, who has done a biography of martha washington. why does martha washington matter? >> she was the first. she was one of the best. those things always count. she was able to help george washington make it through the american revolution and then two awful terms as president. >> this concept for this theory was something you championed early, a guiding light into how c-span might do it. why it should studying first lady's matter in this society we are living in today. >> we do not know enough about them as individuals. we do not know as much abou
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